Welcome to East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel

Area Attractions

Off the Beaten Path, with Hidden Gems just Around the Corner

With almost 350,000 acres of public land, Pocahontas County has lush forests perfect for exploring the great outdoors. There are endless horseback riding trails, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, sparkling rivers and streams, rich history, and amazing scenic beauty to take in. With loads of recreational opportunities for every age and expertise level, East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel is the perfect base for all of your outdoor adventures!

And enjoy walking distance to a few great family style restaurants

Station 2 Restaurant

4246 Staunton Parkersburg Turnpike
Main St, Durbin, WV 26264

Monday – Tuesday: 8:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday – Friday: 8:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday:  7:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 – 5:00 pm

The Bear’s Den

10811 Potomac Highlands Trail
Arbovale, WV 24915

Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 8:00 pm
Saturday:  7:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 – 7:00 pm

Equine Trails

Known for its miles of stunning trails, Pocahontas County is perfect for exploring on horseback. Whether you are looking for an easy trail or something a bit more challenging, there are trails for everyone! Saddle up and experience the majestic mountains, beautiful meadows, rushing streams, and deep, lush forests.

Hiking & Mountain Biking

Do you prefer gentle strolls, adventurous treks and backcountry trails, or the appeal of two wheels and the adrenaline rush of mountain biking? With a diverse selection of trails from easy and flat, to more challenging climbs, unique hiking and biking adventures await. The stacked loop network of the International Mountain Bicycling Association built trail system is a mountain biker’s dream. Or reconnect with nature hiking the rolling mountains and low river valleys, filled with views that will leave you breathless.

On the River

Eight rivers have their pristine headwaters in the Birthplace of Rivers – Pocahontas County: the Cherry, Cranberry, Elk, Gauley, Greenbrier, Tygart Valley, Williams River, and Shavers Fork of the Cheat River. So, if you are looking for secluded streams or rivers surrounded by lush forests, you can explore remote waterfalls and sparkling emerald waters on a canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard, or splash away in picturesque swimming holes. Try your hand at fly fishing our famous brook trout or trolling the river for prized smallmouth bass. There is so much waiting to be explored in these waters.

Ride the Rails

How about a train ride? Offering spectacular scenery, a family-friendly atmosphere, and a comfortable place to relax while you take in the peaceful mountain views, these historic steam-driven locomotives and vintage diesel-powered trains explore areas boasting some of the most stunning views in the United States!

Art & Science

Pocahontas County is home to unique Appalachian heritage arts and crafts, beautiful Mountain Music and the world’s largest steerable telescope and the National Radio Quiet Zone. Delight all your senses!


Take a step back in time and experience Appalachian culture and the rich history of Pocahontas County. There are countless historic sites that tell the stories of our roots and traditions. These one-of-a-kind historical destinations commemorate the stories of the past.

Pocahontas County captures the essence of West Virginia’s natural beauty, providing visitors with a serene and tranquil escape into the heart of nature. The area around the East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel caters to a wide range of outdoor interests, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are an equestrian enthusiast, a hiker, a mountain biker, a history buff, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, Pocahontas County has something special to offer.

Are you ready for your next vacation? Visit East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel and get outside and explore!!

Come and start planning your getaway to East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel, and let’s create magnificent memories together! For Reservations and Current Rates call 304-456-3101 (days only). Or register online at Camplife.com 

We are looking forward to your stay at East Fork Campground and Horse Hotel!